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Photos: Modu named world's lightest phone

The modular Modu phone has been named the world's lightest pone by the Guinness World Record.
By Andy Smith, Contributor
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By Andy Smith

The tranforming Modu phone has been named the world's lightest pone by the Guinness World Records. The base of the "mood" phone, it can be changed to fit your whims, weighs in at 1.41 ounces.

Partners include: Bee-Line (VimpelCom), Cellcom, Telecom Italia, Blaupunkt, Magellan Navigation Inc., SanDisk, Card Guard, Tele Atlas, Universal Music Group, WorldMate, Amphenol, ChiMei, In4Tel, Texas Instruments, Renesas, RiTdisplay, SKY MobileMedia and Varta.

Read Larry Dignan's take on the Modu.

Photo credit: Modu

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Here is the base of the Modu phone. It can be slipped into a modu jacket or phone enclosure, or a modu mate which adds a phone to a separate electronics device.

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The base fits into one of many enclosures that change the spirit and functionality of the phone.

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The base inserted into a jacket. The base becomes the slave and the jacket becomes the master.

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Here is a concept music phone that comes with stereo speakers.

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This concept sees the Modu inserted into a sat-nav, which can still make calls.

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A car stereo Modu.

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This jacket barely covers the base.

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